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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Who said it?

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... He's going to have fewer one night stands with other orchestras HK Philharmonic's Michael MacLeod on the work commitments of new conductor Jaap van Zweden   He wanted to be one with the tiger A New York Police spokesman on why David Villalobos jumped into the Bronx Zoo tiger den   My ex-coach [husband Jiang Shan] didn't do a good job Chinese tennis star Li Na dishes out ...

  2. Putting faith in government iBonds is more iDiocy

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our most forgettable financial secretary since Hamish Macleod also said at the time that these iBonds would promote 'the development of the local retail bond market'. It is one ...

  3. Channel hop

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... with Hamish McKenzie If you were lucky enough to catch British political comedy In the Loop- and we can't recommend it enough- then the chances are you're going to go ga-ga for Veep (right). Especially if you're at least remotely interested in American politics. Veep (HBO, tomorrow at 10pm) was created by Armando Iannucci, the Glaswegian who directed ...

  4. HK Phil heralds life under its new maestro

    Posted May 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are lucky to have any concerts with him,' said Michael MacLeod, the Phil's chief executive, adding that much of the new season's programme was planned without van Zweden. Board ... from guest artists including violinist Anne Sophie Mutter and pianists Yundi and Lang Lang, the orchestra will launch its own chorus in The Messiah at Easter next year. MacLeod said: 'We ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - Cityseen

    Hong Kong classical music brand Naxos celebrates 25 years

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... of the city's musical luminaries including Tom Lee music chain president Frank Lee, BW Group chairman Helmut Sohmen, Hong Kong Philharmonic chairman Y.S. Liu, and chief executive Michael MacLeod. Also ...

  6. Little chance to bloom

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... will sustain the city's arts development in the long run. Michael MacLeod, chief executive of the Philharmonic Orchestra, agrees, saying: 'If [we had to choose between] two people of equal ... need to double our budget.' MacLeod said the Philharmonic's musicians have fixed paid hours from Wednesdays to Saturdays, and they have to practise constantly outside those hours. ...

  7. The Truth

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Keith Mabbut. After a career of underachievement, Mabbut is commissioned to write a biography of a mysterious environmental crusader, Hamish Melville. The plot- which bears a strong resemblance ...

  8. The Lower River

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Lower River by Paul Theroux Hamish Hamilton (e-book) The Lower River returns Paul Theroux to a continent he has written about brilliantly and unflinchingly in the past: Africa. Aptly, then, it is also a novel about returns. Our hero, if that is quite the right word for Ellis Hock, retraces steps he first took almost four decades ago. Then a callow youth dodging ...

  9. Mind frames

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Psychologist Colin MacLeod from the University of Western Australia is among the pioneers in CBM therapy. He developed the dot-probe test, where people view a computer screen on which positive (a ... Even MacLeod told The Economist last year that CBM is not quite ready for general use. He said that there should be more large, long-term, randomised clinical trials to show the effects of CBM. ...

  10. Phil's incoming director gets seal of approval

    Posted Jan 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the search committee, to ensure the string section had a voice. 'It was a unanimous decision in favour of Van Zweden,' said Michael Macleod, the orchestra's chief executive. 'A clear majority' too emerged in a survey held among the players seeking anonymous comment about the orchestra's leader, Macleod said. Bonzos and Bamping said the orchestra's ...




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